Vee Talbot is the wife of Sheriff Talbot. She is a visionary painter,
START: VAL: Hello, Mrs. Talbot.
VEE: Something’s gone wrong with my eyes. I can’t see nothing.
VAL: (Goes to her) Here, let me help you. You probably drove up here with that setting sun in your face. There now. Set down right here.
VEE: Thank you--so--much.
END: VEE: The minister came at midnight, and after the baptism service, he handed the bowl of holy water to me and and told me, Be sure to empty this on the ground!--I didn’t. I Was scared to go out at midnight, with, with--death! in the--house and--I sneaked into the kitchen, I emptied the holy water into the kitchen sink--thunder! struck!--the kitchen sink turned black, the kitchen sink turned absolutely black!
Tennessee Williams. Orpheus Descending. Dramatists Play Service, 1989. Pp. 44-45.
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